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  • $324 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Saslov
Grades 3-5
  • Fern Creek Elementary School
  • Orlando, FL
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Publishing Books

My students need book making materials to publish their writing.

My Students

Imagine a child holding a professional looking published book that they created. They sit in front of the class and share their story to a captive audience.

My 4th grade students, self titled the Fire Breathing Dragons, are new writers.

Throughout the year they will draft, revise, edit and repeat. They will conference with peers and their teacher. Basically, they will go through the writing process like a professional author. Perfecting their craft will take hard work and persistence. Most students are behind in writing and find it challenging to write a paragraph. All it takes is a spark of interest to spread the writing wild fire. I think the chance to publish a real hard cover book will be excellent motivation for reluctant writers. Why? Because it is so Cool!

My Project

I am requesting book making materials so that each child can publish their very own "Real" book. They will see how this book is just like the ones in the library they treasure. Making a book will provide motivation and a sense of accomplishment. They can share their book with their family and will have a record of their first step in the writing journey.

Students need to feel that their work in important.

I have high expectations and so some students will revise their writing ten or more times. They will get advise from books, peer, students in other classes, the principal... and I feel all that work deserves a REAL published book.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SAX 5'' X 7'' SPIRAL BOOKMAKING CLASSROOM PACK OF 12 • Childcraft, Inc $44.27 2 $88.54
KITS HARDCOVER BOOKBINDING LARGE CLASS SET PACK OF 30 • Childcraft, Inc $126.34 1 $126.34

Materials cost

$214.88

Vendor shipping charges

$21.49

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$274.59

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.46

Total project goal

$323.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$323.05

4 Donors

-$323.05

Donations toward project cost

-$274.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.46

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

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